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Transmission Planning Intern

Transmission Planning Intern

About Aypa Power

Aypa Power, a Blackstone portfolio company, is a pioneer and leading developer and operator of energy storage projects with a proven track record of financing, developing, owning, and operating MW-scale battery storage and renewable energy projects. We design customized energy storage and generation projects for a range of applications, including microgrids and distributed energy resources, commercial and industrial facilities, and utility-scale systems that can power entire cities. Working closely with our diverse range of partners, we’re creating a world powered by affordable, sustainable, and reliable energy.

Report to Director of Transmission & Commercial Analytics

  • Full time internship/co-op opportunity 12-16 weeks
  • Remote – US


  • Provide overall transmission related analytics and support to the overall project portfolio. This will include support for greenfield development as well as our existing portfolio of projects.
  • Run analysis to foster a deep understanding of nodal pricing components of energy, congestion, and marginal losses as well as physical losses to support offtake.
  • Determine optimum strategy for interconnecting the project output to the electric grid based on curtailment potential, interconnection costs, system impact assessments, real-time energy pricing, and market delivery options.
  • Assess the technical and commercial feasibility for interconnection and delivery options proposed for third-party projects in which our company is considering acquiring or providing services.
  • Identify and assess opportunities for the development and construction of new transmission lines.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Key Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering with power system coursework/specialization
  • PhD in Electrical Engineering with power system research (preferred)
  • An advanced understanding of the North American electric utility industry
  • Proficiency in one or more power systems analysis tools (Powerword, PSS/E, PSLF, TARA MATPOWER)
  • Experience with PROMOD/AURORA (preferred)
  • Advanced understanding of linear sensitivity factors, power system transaction management and economic dispatch through coursework or work experience
  • Able to establish relationships with transmission planners within ISO/RTOs and gain information that can be levered to benefit the team.
  • Proven ability to be a creative thinker and devise winning strategies on complex issues.
  • Able to communicate effectively in both commercial and technical venues on a stand-alone basis.

At Aypa Power we offer

  • A dynamic team and work environment
  • An opportunity to learn the business from the ground-up with an industry leader
  • Ongoing opportunities for learning and development
  • A competitive compensation and benefits package
  • An innovative culture
  • Flexibility and autonomy

Aypa Power is an equal opportunity employer. Please note, while we appreciate all applications only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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